Post Tagged with: "Coach John Thompson III"

Former NFL commissioner and Georgetown Board of Directors Vice Chair Paul Tagliabue (COL ’62) discussed the process of hiring Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) as men’s basketball team head coach.

Q&A: Former NFL Commissioner on JTIII, Ewing

April 21, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

The university fired former men’s basketball team Head Coach John Thompson III March 23, ending his 13 years of leadership. Ten days later, the university hired Patrick Ewing (COL ’85), who helped Georgetown win the 1984 NCAA championship, following a hiring process led by Athletic Director Lee Reed and boardRead More

EDITORIAL: Georgetown Basketball Must Confront Off-Court Issues

March 17, 2017 at 4:00 am 2 comments

If six consecutive losses and two straight losing seasons are not enough to irredeemably smear Georgetown basketball’s national reputation, Hoya fans have another reason to be dispirited. The university’s lackluster response to an increasingly embarrassing performance demonstrates that the program’s woes extend far beyond the court. Exasperation with the basketballRead More

Gotham Goes Gray

Gotham Goes Gray

March 14, 2013 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

Georgetown’s demolition of Syracuse last weekend left the packed Verizon Center in a state of near-ecstasy, as 20,000 die-hard fans watched their team close the book on its most heated rivalry in a decisive fashion. But when the dust settled — after Head Coach John Thompson III and company had cutRead More

Comeback in 2OT Gives GU First Storrs Win

Comeback in 2OT Gives GU First Storrs Win

March 1, 2013 at 12:03 am 0 comments

A season-high national ranking has been the kiss of death for many high-profile teams this year. Leave it to Otto Porter Jr. and the Hoyas to break the trend in dramatic fashion. The sophomore forward scored 22 points, including the game-winning basket with under 10 seconds to go, and No. 7 Georgetown (22-4,Read More

Wolfpack End Hoyas’ Season

March 17, 2012 at 7:57 pm 0 comments

For the fourth consecutive time, Georgetown has fallen victim to March’s Madness. The Hoyas lost, 66-63, to No. 11 seed North Carolina State after senior captain Jason Clark missed a potential game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer. The loss brings an early end to a season in which Georgetown, picked to finish tenthRead More

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Uses Strong Second Half to Dismantle Hurting ’Nova

February 27, 2012 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

Less than a minute into Saturday’s game, freshman forward Otto Porter took an elbow to the mouth, injecting a sense of drama into what was expected to be a casual Saturday afternoon. Slumping Villanova has suffered through one of its worst seasons in program history, a down year that wasRead More

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Rejuvenated Panthers Rip Hoyas

January 28, 2012 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Georgetown arrived in Pittsburgh looking to keep pace with Marquette and Syracuse at the top of the Big East standings, but was instead dealt a humbling 72-60 loss by the lowly Panthers (13-9, 2-7 Big East). The No. 9 Hoyas (16-4, 6-3 Big East) fell behind early due to anRead More

Brawl Breaks Out in Hoyas’ China Matchup

Brawl Breaks Out in Hoyas’ China Matchup

August 18, 2011 at 4:51 am 0 comments

A men’s basketball matchup against a Chinese professional team devolved into a heated brawl Thursday night, prompting Head Coach John Thompson III to pull his squad off the court in the fourth quarter. The fight broke out as the the game against the Bayi Rockets was tied at 64. As players andRead More

Biden Stops By Hoyas’ China Exhibition Game

August 17, 2011 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

The men’s basketball team’s visit to China this summer just got a bit more historic as Vice President Joe Biden gave a pep talk to the squad before their exhibition match on Wednesday at the National Olympic Sports Center. University President John J. DeGioia was flanked by the vice president and the U.S.Read More

Hoyas to Face Heavyweight Teams in Non-Conference Lineup

August 5, 2011 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

The men’s basketball team will face at least two big-time programs during non-conference play, playing both the Kansas Jayhawks and Memphis Tigers. Head Coach John Thompson III announced Thursday that the Hoyas will host the University of Memphis on Dec. 22 at the Verizon Center. The Hoyas defeated the Tigers in 2010 and 2008 after fallingRead More